Hadouken! MySpace UK Kit-Kat Pop-Up Gig

James Smith and Alice Spooner of Hadouken interviewed in BrightonFootage from the Hadouken! MySpace UK Kit-Kat pop-up show in Brighton, England at Coalition Club on September 10th has been posted online.

In addition to the live set, frontman James Smith and synth player Alice Spooner spoke about a few topics. “A really good live show is a combination of really good crowd, really good venue, you need a nice loud system and it needs to be the right time where everyone’s up for a good party,” James explained.

Alice added, “Live we bring that rockier edge with guitars, we have them higher in the mix. We like to bring because rock music is the best.”

As for MySpace, she said, “We do owe where we are now to MySpace, I think we can safely say that. We certainly never would have gotten signed or never had people at our shows singing the words if MySpace didn’t exist.”

The 39-minute set and a highlight clip with an accompanying interview with the band and their fans have since been removed at MySpace.

Hadouken! ‘House is Falling’ Video

Hadouken! are out with the music video to their new single ‘House is Falling’, released in the UK on June 28th. The track is off the British electronica group’s second studio album ‘For the Masses’, out now on Surface Noise. Watch it via YouTube below.

Hadouken! ‘Mic Check’ Video

Hadouken! are out with the music video to their new single ‘Mic Check’, off the British indie pop group’s second studio album ‘For the Masses’, out now on Surface Noise. Watch it via YouTube below.

Hadouken! ‘For The Masses’ Album Teaser

Hadouken! are out with an album teaser for their upcoming second LP ‘For The Masses’, which gets a UK release on January 25th via Surface Noise. The British dance punk act are playing free in-stores in support of the release at the following locations:

Jan 26 – HMV Brighton
Jan 27 – HMV Leeds
Jan 28 – HMV Manchester
Jan 29 – Banquet Records, Kingston
Jan 30 – Pure Groove, London
Jan 31 – Fopp, Bristol

Hadouken! ‘Turn The Lights Out’ Video

Hadouken! 'Turn The Lights Out' single cover

Hadouken! are out with the music video to their new single ‘Turn The Lights Out’, the second release off the Leeds, England indie pop act’s upcoming sophomore album on Atlantic Records. Watch it via YouTube below.

Hadouken! Pop The Rave Duck In Holland

Blogdouken 5 features the guys from Hadouken! in Holland, where they were phoned by a town mayor and priest to turn their music down in the city center. They were then seen popping the “Rave Duck” while boozing up backstage. Watch it via YouTube below.

Party Hard With Hadouken! In Sweden

The latest Hadouken! video blog features the English indie pop band traveling to a festival in Sweden and playing before Andrew W.K., not knowing beforehand how they were going to go down with the hardcore festival audience. Afterwards, the group partied hard in honor of Andrew W.K.’s signature hit ‘Party Hard’. Watch it via YouTube below.

Hadouken! ‘M.A.D.’ Video

Hadouken! 'M.A.D.' videoHadouken! are out with the music video to their new single ‘M.A.D.’, the title track off the Leeds, England electronica group’s new EP out September 14th.

“We’re really excited about this one,” they write. “It was put together by StitchThat, the team responsible for the awesome That Boy That Girl, Liquid Lives & Get Smashed Gate Crash videos and they have absolutely smashed it again.”

Watch it via their YouTube channel below.

Hadouken! European Festival Tour Highlights

Hadouken! posted some highlights from their European festival tour, where they “booked out” a RyanAir plane, harassed each other in the tour van, admired various countries’ Coke cans, signed autographs, dined on mystery desserts, and of course performed. Watch it all below.

Hadouken! Gear Up For Touring

Hadouken! updated fans on their blog at MySpace (@hadouken) on Wednesday (June 24), talking about being back on the road after finishing work on their new album. The Leeds based indie pop group writes:

Last week we did the first set of rehearsals for the festival shows we’ve got this summer. It was the first time we’ve all played together since the Japan tour last September, so about 9 months, which was a strange feeling, bit like the first day back at school after summer holidays. To be honest I think we were all a bit worried we would be fu**ing rusty after so long, but having some time off meant that everyone was coming back to the old tunes with fresh ears and we managed to make a few tweaks and changes and the set is now sounds bigger and better than ever before.

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